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• Run for a cause! McConnell’s Ice Cream is holding its 30th Annual Endurance Events Fundraiser for Club West Run for Life. Events include a 5K Run, 5K Sport Walk, Biathlon, Kid’s Mile, and Ocean Swim. Head to Goleta Beach Park (5986 Sandspit Rd., Goleta) on Sunday, August 17, at 8:30 a.m. for the first event. Call 564-3400 for more info.

• Replanting to regrow! More than 80,000 acres of California forests have burned this year in 2,080 separate fires. You can help rebuild these wild areas by visiting socalhonda.com and having a sapling planted in your name. Trees will be planted with the help of the Arbor Day Foundation.

• Drive by the Harley Davidson parking lot (3501 Via Real, Carpinteria) and enjoy a benefit concert: Road to a Cure for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness. Music for a great cause! Call 745-1911.

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